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How to Avoid Legal Malpractice

SKU: ETH5600N
Total Credits
1 - 1.2
Price$50
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Description

Learn from an expert about what constitutes legal malpractice and how best to avoid it. The program will cover such claims as breach of fiduciary duty, professional misconduct, conflicts, the scope of the attorney-client relationship, determining legal competency and more. In addition, materials will cover initiation of legal malpractice lawsuit, defenses to legal malpractice, champerty, unauthorized practice of law, attorneys’ fees, calculations and justification for charges, as well as fee dispute resolution procedures. The program will also focus on the types of professional liability insurance policies available for legal professionals.

Lecturer Bio

Norman B. Arnoff, Esq.

Commercial law practice in New York City and in governmental legal positions in areas of insurance coverage/defense and professional liability of lawyers, accountants, securities broker-dealers and investment advisers and their representatives. Substantial litigation and appellate experience, including supervision and handling of hundreds of NASD/FINRA and other arbitrations. Regular columnist on professional liability issues for New York Law Journal, and author of articles for Securities Litigation and Securities Arbitration Commentators, and other publications as well as extensive speaking and published writing on professional liability and securities law topics.

EDUCATION:

  • New York University School of Law, J.D., New York, NY, February 1969.
  • New York University, BA, Bronx, NY, June 1965.

Honors: Phi Beta Kappa; Founders Day Award for Scholarship.



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